Enhancing the traditional food knowledge and practices of indigenous Bambuti in the Great Lakes Region, DRC

Enhancing the traditional food knowledge and practices of indigenous Bambuti in the Great Lakes Region, DRC

This initiative by the organization Shirika La Bambuti focuses on five key local food products – to be ultimately listed in Slow Food’s Ark of Taste – derived from the agricultural and culinary tradition of the indigenous peoples of the … Read more

RADIO SHIPIBO : reviving a language, mobilising a nation and serving as a tool for territorial governance for the Shipibo-Konibo-Xetebo people in the Peruvian Amazon

RADIO SHIPIBO : reviving a language, mobilising a nation and serving as a tool for territorial governance for the Shipibo-Konibo-Xetebo people in the Peruvian Amazon

The Shipibo-Konibo-Xetebo are an indigenous people of the Peruvian Amazon with an estimated population of 35,000 individuals. Its 144 communities are distributed in the areas along the Ucayali River and its tributaries (Pisqui, Callería, Aguaytía, Pachitea), and on the banks … Read more

Securing territories of life for the sustainable livelihoods of mobile indigenous peoples and the conservation of nature in Iran - an initiative in memory and honor of Dr. M. Taghi Farvar

Securing territories of life for the sustainable livelihoods of mobile indigenous peoples and the conservation of nature in Iran – an initiative in memory and honor of Dr. M. Taghi Farvar

Dr M. Taghi Farvar (1942-2018) was a pioneer in participatory nature conservation with indigenous peoples and local communities. He always defended their collective rights over their territories and natural resources and sought to positively influence relevant policies at national and … Read more

Security and solidarity go together for the Adivasi Baiga community of Central India

Security and solidarity go together for the Adivasi Baiga community of Central India

This initiative of the civil society organisation Adiwasi Samta Manch engages 20 villages in Kabirdham District, Chhattisgarh State, Central India. The villages are inhabited by the Baiga—an Adiwasi group that was assigned the status of Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group (PVTG) … Read more

Defending the territory and food sovereignty of Maya people in Yucatan, Mexico

Defending the territory and food sovereignty of Maya people in Yucatan, Mexico

This initiative will be carried out in three communities of the Chenes region, where a participatory space will be promoted—in assemblies and dedicated workshops— to identify the elements of strength of the local indigenous food systems. The survival of the … Read more

“Community learning” in San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, México

“Community learning” in San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, México

The ” Community Learning” initiative supports access to free basic education and the exercice of personal and collective human rights in the urban periphery of San Cristobal de Las Casas (Chiapas, Mexico).  As a first step, it has opened a Read more

Fostering solidarity and strategic alliance between the Batak and Tagbanuwa peoples of Puerto Princesa (Palawan, the Philippines)

Fostering solidarity and strategic alliance between the Batak and Tagbanuwa peoples of Puerto Princesa (Palawan, the Philippines)

This initiative aims at strengthening community solidarity and forging a strategic alliance between two groups of indigenous peoples: the Batak and the Tagbanuwa of Puerto Princesa Municipality, (particularly in the territory of Tanabag), in the island of Palawan, The Philippines. … Read more

Enhancing the capacity of indigenous peoples to fight for their water and other rights in the Mato Grosso region (Brazil)

Enhancing the capacity of indigenous peoples to fight for their water and other rights in the Mato Grosso region (Brazil)

In the last couple of years, the Missionary Indigenous Council of Mato Grosso (Consejo Indigenista Misionero del Regional de Mato Grosso) has been collaborating with the PKF Foundation to strengthen local indigenous peoples fighting for their collective rights. In 2017 … Read more

Understanding nature and the local threats to nature - a basis for enhanced solidarity in remote rural Nepal ?

Understanding nature and the local threats to nature – a basis for enhanced solidarity in remote rural Nepal ?

This initiative is designed to nourish community leaders and strengthen community solidarity in a very remote village of Nepal. This will be attempted by finding out and discussing information about local biodiversity among the students of the village secondary school, … Read more

A Maya people alliance to defend the territory and build its autonomy in Quintana Roo (Mexico)

A Maya people alliance to defend the territory and build its autonomy in Quintana Roo (Mexico)

The micro region Poniente of Bacalar, in Quintana Roo, Mexico, is mostly inhabited by Maya communities. Lately, as a result of ignorance of collective rights, more and more ejidal land has been sold there and, with that, land use changes … Read more

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